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SAE J1939 Monitor Software for Monitoring, Recording, Analyzing, and Simulating Data Traffic

GREENFIELD, Mass. - March 25, 2024 - PRLog -- This comprehensive and user-friendly Windows software is designed to make monitoring, recording, analyzing, and simulating SAE J1939 data traffic a breeze. It allows for network scanning, simulating an ECU (including full node address negotiation features), and responding to data request messages with ease.

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LIN Bus Systems For Automotive Application Development

GREENFIELD, Mass. - Aug. 28, 2023 - PRLog -- LIN (Local Interconnect Network) is a serial network protocol used for communication between vehicle components. It is a single-wire, serial network protocol that supports communications up to 19.2 Kbit/s at a bus length of 40 meters (~120 feet). Copperhill Technologies offers a variety of embedded solutions for LIN Bus applications.

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espBerry - ESP32 Development Board with Raspberry GPIO Header

GREENFIELD, Mass. - Aug. 2, 2023 - PRLog -- Copperhill Technologies, a provider of embedded systems for CAN Bus development, introduces the espBerry, a new line of ESP32 development boards. The espBerry series includes the basic espBerry board, a dual CAN-Bus channel system, and an NMEA 2000 & NMEA 0183 development board. Further configurations are in the works. Still, the espBerry concept supports engineers with the implementation of additional HATs. Open-source code samples support all hardware configurations.

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SAE J1939 to USB, Bluetooth Gateways for Network Analyzing, Monitoring, and Recording

GREENFIELD, Mass. - April 11, 2023 - PRLog -- The SAE J1939 USB Gateway allows monitoring, simulating, and recording any PGN as defined in the SAE J1939-71 Standard plus diagnostic messages according to SAE J1939-73. In addition, the user can specify parameters through the JCOM1939 Software for Windows, such as fuel consumption, vehicle speed, vehicle position, and more. And while the gateway does not simulate specific diesel engines, users can design and simulate any diesel engine by defining a set of corresponding PGNs.

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Miniature Embedded Linux Systems For Automotive And Industrial CAN Bus Applications

GREENFIELD, Mass. - July 20, 2021 - PRLog -- Copperhill Technologies, a provider of embedded systems for CAN Bus development, introduced a new line of small form factor Classical CAN and CAN FD interfaces operating under embedded Linux. The interface boards are based on the popular Raspberry Pi series of CPU modules, and they support programming in Python and C.

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SAE J1939 Starter Kit And Network Simulator for Bench-Testing Vehicle Applications

GREENFIELD, Mass. - June 1, 2021 - PRLog -- The SAE J1939 Starter Kit by Copperhill Technologies is the perfect learning tool for the newcomer as well as the expert to get familiar with the details of the SAE J1939 protocol. The combination of user-friendly simulation hardware and software, including a readable SAE J1939 reference provides a pleasing contrast to working through the SAE J1939 Standards Collection.

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SAE J1708 to SAE J1939 Gateway for Vehicle Telematics Systems

GREENFIELD, Mass. - May 24, 2021 - PRLog -- The MasterCAN V-Gate module by Copperhill Technologies records messages from an SAE J1587 and SAE J1939 network, filters and merges the data into single SAE J1939 messages, and transfers the processed data via the output CAN Bus interface. The converter is suitable for vehicles and other machinery equipped with SAE J1708 (SAE J1587) networks.

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Internet of Things (IoT) Gateway Converts CAN Bus Data to WiFi, Bluetooth, BLE

GREENFIELD, Mass. - May 4, 2021 - PRLog -- The ESP32-CANBus modules by Copperhill Technologies, with their integration of WiFi, Bluetooth, and Bluetooth LE, allow a wide range of employment, including industrial, automotive, maritime, and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The ESP32 series of modules support an extended operating temperature range of -40°C to 85°C and are suitable for commercial application development.

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OS-Independent, License-Free On-Chip SAE J1939 Protocol Stack for Embedded, Linux, and Windows Systems

GREENFIELD, Mass. - April 12, 2021 - PRLog -- Copperhill Technologies offers a variety of hardware modules equipped with an On-Chip SAE J1939 Protocol Stack, relieving the end user from implementing third-party source code and avoiding license fees. The programming of J1939 network communication is accomplished through accessing a standard serial port, making the development virtually independent of the operating system.

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NMEA 2000 Development and Prototyping Boards for Marine Applications

GREENFIELD, Mass. - Jan. 19, 2021 - PRLog -- Copperhill Technologies offers a line of Arduino-Compatible NMEA 2000 development and prototyping boards as well as an NMEA 0183/NMEA 2000 HAT for the Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi HAT supports marine applications such as OpenCPN, OpenPlotter, Signal K, and CANBoat. The NMEA 2000 standard defines a low-cost, modest capacity, bi-directional, multi-transmitter, multi-receiver instrument network. The hardware layer is based on CAN (Controller Area Network). Typical data on an NMEA 2000 network include position latitude and longitude, GPS status, steering commands to autopilots, waypoint lists, wind sensor data, engine sensor data, depth sounder sensor data, and battery status data.

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Arduino Based CAN Bus, LIN Bus, Ethernet Development And Prototyping Boards For Automotive And Industrial Applications

GREENFIELD, Mass. - Sept. 29, 2020 - PRLog -- Copperhill Technologies offers a line of Arduino-compatible boards designed to provide maximum I/O capabilities, backed up by a slew of fully featured software libraries designed to run on Arduino. The interfaces include USB, Classical CAN, CAN FD, LIN Bus, and Ethernet. The Teensy series of embedded systems represents a complete USB-based microcontroller development environment in a minimum footprint, and it is suitable to implement many types of projects. The programming is accomplished via the USB port, using the popular Arduino IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Consequently, the Teensy boards are fully compatible with Arduino Software & Libraries.

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SAE J1939 - GPS Module With 9-Pin Deutsch Connection Cable

GREENFIELD, Mass. - Feb. 13, 2020 - PRLog -- The jCOM.J1939.GPS device connects to an SAE J1939 network and reports the vehicle position (PGN 65267 - Latitude & Longitude) with a five second frequency, according to the SAE J1939-71 Standard. The GPS module also responds to requests for Time & Date (PGN 65254) and delivers Vehicle Direction & Speed (PGN 65256) at a 1-second interval. The jCOM.J1939.GPS comes with a switchable120 Ohm termination resistor, which is per default activated.

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SAE J1939 to RS232 & USB Gateway With 9-Pin Deutsch Connection Cable

GREENFIELD, Mass. - Jan. 27, 2020 - PRLog -- The JCOM.J1939.SER gateway is a high-performance, low-latency, serial vehicle network adapter for SAE J1939 applications. It allows any host device with an RS232 or USB port to monitor SAE J1939 data traffic and communicate with the SAE J1939 vehicle network. The gateway supports the full SAE J1939 protocol, according to SAE J1939/81 Network Management (Address Claiming) and SAE J1939/21 Transport Protocol (TP). An extensive programming interface supports Windows and Linux/Ubuntu applications, including full C/C++/C# source code for short time-to-market developments.

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CANCrocodile - Contactless CAN Bus, SAE J1939, FMS, OBD-II, And SAE J1708 Reader

GREENFIELD, Mass. - Dec. 13, 2019 - PRLog -- The CANCrocodile product line was designed for secure and reliable data reading from a vehicle CAN Bus network. The contactless reader can be used for vehicle telematics, GPS tracking systems, and for monitoring various CAN Bus parameters of vehicle operation such as speed, RPM, oil pressure & temperature, fuel volume & consumption, and more.

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Programmable Arduino-Due-Based USB Gateway With Two CAN Bus Ports

GREENFIELD, Mass. - Oct. 4, 2019 - PRLog -- The system's baseboard combines two Copperhill products into one, the Due Core processor and a dual CAN Bus interface. The Due Core is a microcontroller board based on Arduino Due, featuring the Atmel SAM3X8E ARM Cortex-M3 CPU. The board is fully compatible with the open-source Arduino Software (IDE), making it easy to write C code and upload it to the board. It runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

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Raspberry Pi 4 HAT - CAN termination resistor is onboard

CAN Newsletter Online - Sept. 30, 2019 - Copperhill (USA) supplies the PiCAN3 board with a switch-mode power-supply. The CAN hat is stackable on Raspberry Pi 4 cards. The switch-mode power-supply allows connecting an input voltage range of 6 VDC to 20 VDC suitable for industrial and automotive applications and environments. It powers the Raspberry Pi main board and the PICAN3 hat. The CAN interface is realized by means of the MCP2515 stand-alone controller and the MCP2551 transceiver. Both chips are made by Microchip. The CAN interface supports bit-rates up to 1 Mbit/s, a 120-Ohm termination resistor is provided. It is available via a 9-pin Dsub connector or screw terminals. A SocketCAN driver software comes with the product. Programming can be accomplished in C or Python.


SAE J1939 To USB Gateway For ECU Simulation And Data Monitoring

GREENFIELD, Mass. - Sept. 12, 2019 - PRLog -- The jCOM.J1939.USB gateway board is a high-performance, low-latency vehicle network adapter for SAE J1939 applications.

It allows any host device with a USB COM port to monitor SAE J1939 data traffic, communicate with the SAE J1939 vehicle network, or record data (PGN) to an MS-Excel-compatible file.

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PiCAN3 CAN Bus HAT for Raspberry Pi 4 with 3A Power Supply And Real-Time Clock

GREENFIELD, Mass. - Sept. 17, 2019 - PRLog -- The PiCAN3 board with SMPS (Switch Mode Power Supply) provides CAN-Bus capabilities for the Raspberry Pi 4. It uses the Microchip MCP2515 CAN controller with MCP2551 CAN transceiver. The CAN Bus and power supply connections are made via the onboard DB9 or screw terminal.

There is an easy-to-install SocketCAN driver, and programming can be accomplished in C or Python.

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